Apr 5, 2016

Saving Grace Blog Tour - Excerpt Post


Saving Grace Synopsis:
As Game Warden, Jack Chambers is responsible for the wildlife in and around Grizzly Cove, but he never expected to find a badly injured mermaid washed up on the shore near his house. He takes her in and helps her back to health, only to learn of the much greater danger held at bay, just off shore, and how it’s affecting the ocean-going shifter population.

Jack’s immediate problem is the pull the leviathan still has over the woman he is fast coming to believe is his mate. He has to save her, but they also need to work through the problems of a land shifter and a mermaid getting together. Can they make the relationship work? Or is he going to end up broken hearted when she returns to her watery home?

And who even knew there were mer people off shore? This is something the residents of Grizzly Cove are going to have to figure out, especially with the leviathan out there too, still posing a great threat to all creatures of the Light.
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Excerpt

Jack kissed like a dream. A very hot, very erotic dream.

She clung to him as he lifted her in his arms. He had her around the waist, and she was his willing accomplice as she wrapped her legs around him. His hands moved to support her butt, and she felt chills of delight run down her spine. She loved the way he touched her. Gentle, yet powerful. Masculine, firm and knowing. It was a heady combination.

He was so strong. She felt him walking her up the stairs, carrying her as if she weighed nothing at all. Kissing her the entire time, moving from her lips to her neck, making her shiver even more as her nerve endings came alive for him.

Rain soaked them both, but she didn’t care. The slashing water only brought her mer side in alignment with her human side, and both wanted him. Her body was on an exquisite peak somewhere between her mer scales and her human form, and for the first time in her life, she wanted to make love with a man with both parts of her soul.

Never before had her scales rippled for a male. Never had her body heated so quickly, demanded satisfaction so readily. She wanted him, and she wanted him now.

His skin was slick and hot beneath her hands, and she finally realized that he was mostly naked. He’d come after her in only a pair of boxer shorts that were now wet and clinging to every sexy line of him. She nibbled on his ear as he kissed her neck.

“Make love to me, Jack,” she whispered in his ear.

He stopped walking.

“Are you still being drawn?”

She had to laugh. “Yes, but not to the water. I’m drawn to you, Jack. Please tell me you feel it too. I’ve wanted you almost from the moment I woke up in your guest room. I was instantly attracted, and it’s only gotten more potent the longer I’m around you.”

“Goddess!” he whispered, seeming overcome for a moment. “I feel the same, Grace. I want you. My bear wants you. All of me wants all of you. But if we do this…it could mean forever. Are you prepared for that?”

Forever? Really? She hadn’t thought beyond the satisfaction her body was demanding with every breath. But as the word rolled around in her thoughts, she realized it was a nice word. A comforting word. Not scary at all. Forever.

Yeah, she could easily see spending forever with this special man, held safe in his arms.

“You know? I don’t think I’d mind.” She pulled back to look into his eyes. “Would you?”

Rain poured down between them, but she could see every nuance of expression on his face and in his gaze. And what she saw there stole her breath. Emotion. Deep emotion. Echoes of the yearning she felt inside her own soul.

There was no way she could walk away from him now without at least finding out if they truly were meant to be together forever. Mates.

Stars above. She might have found her mate, but only taking that final step would tell her for certain.

“Make love to me, Jack. Right here. Right now. Let’s find out what fate has in store for us both.” She turned it into a dare, but she was breathless with longing, desperate for his possession. She couldn’t wait, and she didn’t want him to deny her. She needed him. Couldn’t he see that?


Bianca D’Arc Bio:

 Bianca D’Arc is the USA Today bestselling author of over 50 romance novels. She has twice won EPPIE Awards for her work, along with the Australian Romance Readers Favorite Erotic Romance eBook of 2008 for her first werewolf romance, Lords of the Were. She is a native New Yorker who worked as an executive on Wall Street during the summer of 2001. She changed careers after the tragic attacks of 9/11 and started seriously pursuing publication in 2005. She has a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry, a Masters in Library Science, and a Juris Doctor, but she doesn’t take herself too seriously. She loves her garden and plays the piano, ukulele and guitar.
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